Composing An XML Document From Relational Data: Part 2
August 22, 2012 Michael Sansoterra
In Part 1 of this series, I covered how to transform the results of a DB2 for i7.1 query into either an element- or attribute-based XML document. This time, I’m going to delve into a more complicated XML composition that requires the nesting of sales order XML elements as children of retail store elements. As with the last tip, I’ll start with a base SQL statement that extracts the required data and then gradually transform that statement until it produces the desired XML document using the new DB2 for i XML functionality.
To start, here is the base query that